Author Archives: Lance


A Teacher’s End of the Year Report Card

  I just finished carrying 46 boxes (and I counted), an assortment of bags, 30-40 posters and other such colorful things that hang well on cinder block walls, a bookcase, a book rack and and a classroom mailbox from the garage to the basement.  So it goes with the end of the year classroom cleanup.


Media Magic at the NYC School Leaders Conference

It was a gorgeous day in the city yesterday for the NYC School Leaders Conference.  So much to learn.  So much to share. Hall Davidson performed some media magic and even used his iPad microscope to check attendees for head lice.  And no one seemed to mind. Karen Beerer challenged attendees to be smarter than


My Community is…

The DEN kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week tonight at Discovery Headquarters with a very special screening with our friends at BYkids of “My Country is Tibet” – a documentary created by Namgyal Wanchuk who was coronated by the Dalai Lama, and recognized as a descended of the Tibetan Dharma Kings. Following the screening, students, teachers, parents


BASA Bootcamp Resources

We had a great day of hands-on fun learning all about the essentials for administrators when it comes to digital media, social media, Common Core resources, productivity tools and more.  A special thanks to Dwight Carter (@Dwight_Carter) for leading a session on how his school uses social tools to connect with students and the community.



Bring Your Own Curiosity to PETE&C and tap into the collective brain! Sunday, February 10, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA Register here today! 8:00 AM – Registration 9:00 AM – Welcome and Kickoff 9:30 AM – Session 1 Discovery Education STREAMING 101 with Matt Monjan Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK:


Vote for your favorite DENmas Tree!

As part of the #DENmas season, I sent some supplies to the team and challenged them to create a #DENmas tree.  The results speak for themselves.  What do you think?  Vote for your favorite three #DENmas trees that were created by our team.  The winner will get a $25 gift card to Denny’s. Click here


Tundra Connections: Change the World!

Last week I was in Churchill for the first week of the Polar Bears International® (PBI) Tundra Connections webcasts.  This week, Kyle Schutt, who works closely on our STEM programs like Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, is on Tundra Buggy One moderating the webcasts with a fantastic group of scientists. This week the focus of the